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Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Township Law E-Letters

Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

Considerations for Township Public Meetings and Hearings During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 2020 | Township Law E-Letters

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed the landscape for individuals and businesses. Townships are no different. Daily practices&mdash... Read More ›

Spending Public Money for a Public Purpose: A Township’s Beginner Guide to Lawful Expenditures

February 2020 | Township Law E-Letters

Townships operate according to their annual appropriations resolution, from spending public funds to providing public services. Many of thes... Read More ›

The Present and Future Regulation of Mining Operations

January 2020 | Township Law E-Letters

The siting of mining and extraction operations, such as gravel pits, can often be the source of great controversy. Although many residents v... Read More ›

Township Law Q&A

Each month we tackle questions from township officials regarding legal topics that impact your municipality.

Does a Township Need a Resolution to Impose an Unpaid Utility Bill on a Property that is Rented by a Tenant?

March 2020 | Township Law Q&A

It depends on the type of utility service. Presumably you are referencing unpaid water and sewer services.  Under certain circumstances... Read More ›

Is a Township Deputy Treasurer permitted to hold a position on the Township Board of Review?

February 2020 | Township Law Q&A

Not Likely. The Deputy Treasurer and a board or review member appear to be incompatible offices. The Incompatible Offices Act, 556 PA 1978, ... Read More ›

Does a Township Clerk have to record every comment by officials and public members in the minutes?

January 2020 | Township Law Q&A

No. The Open Meetings Act determines the necessary information for minutes. It provides the following required information: The publi... Read More ›

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